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GCU climbs 16 places in prestigious Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up 16 places in this year's Guardian University Guide 2020.

GCU helps Africa's future leaders

Africa's next generation of future leaders could be among the first students to graduate with degrees from Glasgow Caledonian University in Mauritius next month.

Finance Secretary gives ringing endorsement of University research strategy

"I readily welcome the fact that Glasgow Caledonian has adopted the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals," said Derek Mackay MSP as he outlined their importance at the University's annual research celebration.

University hosts first World Forum on Climate Justice

Final preparations are under way for the first World Forum on Climate Justice which takes place on campus in Glasgow from the June 19-21.

Centre for Climate Justice influences report on UK Aid Spending

A landmark report from the UK's International Development Select Committee calling for major changes in the way the country's £13.9 billion Aid budget is spent is being welcomed by the Director of the University's Centre for Climate Justice,

Engineering research partnership is best in UK

​A collaboration led by the University's School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment (SCEBE) with Edinburgh company, Geckotech Solutions Ltd, has been recognised as the Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership in the UK.

University among ‘Best of the Best’ at Innovate UK engineering awards

An outstanding University research partnership based on the novel use of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision has been nominated for two prestigious national engineering awards. Professor Gordon Morison’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Students launch Cyber Security Clinic at Glasgow Central

Rail passengers have been flocking to get free online safety advice from students running a new Cyber Security Clinic at Glasgow Central Station.

Study aims to stamp out fire risk to historic buildings

A fire-safety expert is leading the first comprehensive study into the risk our historic buildings face from fire with the hope of saving more of our heritage from being lost.

Professorial lecture explores sustainable manufacturing

Innovative sustainable manufacturing processes could ensure industry can meet the demands of today’s consumers without compromising the needs of future generations.

GCU on top of the world in new impact rankings

Glasgow Caledonian University has been placed within the top 15 universities in the world for gender equality and reducing inequalities, according to the inaugural Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

Join us for our annual celebration of research

The politican in charge of Scotland's finances will outline the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals at GCU's annual research celebration in May.